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Junior Match Reports Week 1

Round 1 – 18 April 2021

Under 8’s

Wow! First two games for the year at Little Demons Day! Our Under 8’s Seagulls showing great team work and great sportsmanship with only 9 players on the field ! Goal kickers today where Thomas, Tanner and Caleb. Well done boys, bring on 2021 season!!

Under 9’s

Our Under 9’s unfortunately lost both of their games at Little Demons Day. They were all over the game in the first halves, then they switched it up!  All the boys had a ball and were all smiles which is what counts at the end of the day!

Under 10’s

The Under 10’s played a really good game against Berwick North, coming away with a substantial win in their first game at Little Demons Day.  They stayed strong and also managed to come away with a great win against Cranbourne!  All the boys put in their best efforts.  Go Seagulls.

Under 11’s

Berwick Springs vs. Tooradin Dalmore

Berwick Springs  101
Tooradin Dalmore  12  

How good it was to be finally back out on the field after the year that wasn’t! The boys all put in 100% effort today with their first game stepping up onto full field. They were put on the back foot after the first quarter with 4 goals to Berwick Springs to Tooradin 0.
After regrouping at quarter time and they came out strong with 2 goals kicked by Ryan and Blake.
The boys all put in a solid defensive effort throughout the remainder of the game but unfortunately Berwick Springs blew them away in the final half.
Without a bench the boys should all be super proud of how they all ran the game out with their heads held high.
Thank you to Berwick Springs for loaning us 3 of their players, Chase, Jerome and Anu, to even out the teams.

Goals – Ryan Warn 1, Blake Howlett 1
Awards – Blake Howlett and Matt Klanja

Under 12’s

Tooradin Dalmore vs. Cranbourne Gold

Tooradin Dalmore 5  4  34
Cranbourne Gold  4  3  27

Wasn’t it great to see footy back today!!! Tooradin’s U12’s have been working hard pre-season, this year the focus is on structure, skills and of course teamwork. The boys had a really solid start today up by 14 at the first but Cranbourne are always tough and today was no exception. Tooradin boys worked hard in defense but Cranbourne managed to get 4 goals against them today. Special mention to all the new players out on the field today you were amazing.
Great work today Gulls, there’ll be plenty of challenges ahead but these little superstars are looking good.
Goals: Tom Sherer 2, Jack Alexander 1, Kane Angleton 1, Noah Langham 1
Bests: Jack Alexander, Ryken Kinna, Adam Aldridge

Under 12 Girls BYE

Under 14’s

Cranbourne Gold vs. Tooradin Dalmore

Cranbourne Gold    6 6 42
Tooradin Dalmore  14 9 93

WOW!! What an awesome start to the under 14 season!

Our season started with the combining of our under 13 and under 14 teams to become one. After having a practice match against Narre Foxes last week the team came together today to defeat Cranbourne Gold. All players played incredibly well testing out some new positions and sharing the ball around quite well.

Goals to Chayse Campbell 4, Hudson Rogers 2, Jack Sherer 2, Jack Gillespie 1, Jett Lowndes 1, Brock Ryan 1, Curtis Watts 1

Bests to Kade Howes, Hunter Lewis and Hudson Rogers.

AGM – 2018

Annual General Meeting

of the Tooradin-Dalmore Football Club

will take place on

Monday 12th November 2018 at 7:00pm

at the Tooradin & District Sports Club.

All Welcome to Attend

Shane Sutton

Secretary

Tooradin-Dalmore Football Club

Junior Match Reports Week 14

SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018

Under 8’s

Nar Nar Goon vs Tooradin-Dalmore

Today we took on Nar Nar Goon for our final match for the season, even though we didn’t get to end it with a win it was a fantastic competitive game with both sides giving it their all. Well done seagulls!!!!

Awards – Zander Simpson and Ryan Warn

Goals/ points -Jack Rudeforth 2 goals, Koby Lieuwen 1 goal , Luke Innantuono 1 point, Tate Jagoe 1 point and Connor Schreurs 1 point

Under 9’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Hampton Park

The seagulls finished off a fabulous season full of magical marks, hard tough tackles and amazing skills with another great game today. The team work the u9’s show each week just gets better and better. Well done to each and everyone of you. Your coaches, parents and supporters are truly proud of you. Each week the seagulls coaches get praised on how much these little champs are improving and their great sportsmanship. What a great way to finish off the season getting to sing the club song loud and proud. You guys are the best.

Goals Ryken Kinna 2, Jack Alexander 1

Bests – EVERYONE!!

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Hampton Park

On Sunday our boys took on  Hampton Park  at home. On a windy Sunday our boys were going for 2 undefeated  seasons. With really good team football we kicked  7.8 50 to Hampton park 0.3.3 to make it 28 wins in a row.

Awards won by Lincoln Schreurs, Mathew Simpson, Jayden Worrell, Darcy Freeman, Jett Evans, Tommy Dowell, Hudson Rogers, Jack Gillespie, Sam Kovac.

Well done boys! Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

BYE

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 8.11-59 vs Cranbourne Gold 1.1-7

In our last game for the season, our under 12’s played host to Cranbourne at Rutter Park. With the weather looking ominous we started off the first quarter kicking with the wind. The boys played great team football getting in the packs and fighting hard for the ball to be up 2 goals 4 to 0 at quarter time.

The second quarter showed some excellent ball skills by the boys as the ball was wet and the contest was heating up as both teams only scored 1 goal 1 each heading into the half time break.

In the third quarter our boys turned up the heat and applied fantastic pressure to kick away with a further 4 goals 4 with Cranbourne unable to add to their score.

With the rain pouring down in the final quarter it made for a scrappy end to the game with all players showing their toughness to play it out in style with another 1 goal 2 added to our score and the Seagulls taking home the win 8.11.59 to Cranbourne’ss 1.1.7.

Goal kickers for the game were Josh Iannantuono 3, Aaron Knight 2, and 1 each to Foti Ploudias, Koby Peck and Jack Mannix. Best players were Ashtyn Paku, Aaron Knight, Cooper Simpson, Jack Mannix and Jordan Bury

The awards going to Jordan Bury, Jesse Sumner, Merrick Stewart-Wells, Josh Iannantuono, Matthew Huxtable, Aaron Knight, Bevan Bell and Koby Peck.

Huge congratulations to Merrick Stewart-Wells and Bevan ‘BJ’ Bell on playing their 50th game! Go Seagulls.

Under 13’s

Pakenham Blue 9.9-63 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 2.3-15

The final game of the 2018 season saw Tooradin Seagulls taking on Pakenham Blue.

With a howling cross breeze the toss was important and our game day captains, Brodie Matthews and Liam Simpson didn’t let us down.

Our first quarters haven’t produced many scores this season but with plenty of midfield clearances from Jesse Craven and Cooper Bassett we were able to attack early. Charlie Shinners provided great run off half back and combined with our wings to keep the ball in the Tooradin half of the ground. Even with the wind scoring was difficult and it took some smart play from Jai Williams to hit the scoreboard for the seagulls. Not to be outdone Jordan Boyd moved from half back to the forward line and was able to snap truly to give Tooradin a 2 goal lead at the end of the quarter.

Pakenham in the second term were full of run and their forwards were able to take advantage of their height and size and put on three unanswered goals. Our backline never dropped their heads and as they’ve done all season, kept the opposition from scoring on multiple occasions.

With 2 players injured and off for the remainder of the game and no bench, the teams was challenged in the second half. Multiple entries into our forward line didn’t produce any goals and against the wind Pakenham was able to score and setup a three quarter time lead that would prove difficult to overcome.

The last quarter was played in even colder & wet conditions than the start of the match but the team continued to fight till the final siren. Brodie Campbell and Tyler Kirkbride finished the season of with great performances, and both Brodie Matthews and Liam Simpson playing their 100th games fought tirelessly all day.

Goals Jai Williams 1, Jordan Boyd 1

The club is proud of the team and its efforts this season and we look forward to seeing them improve further next year.

Thanks to our coaches and support staff for helping guide the boys all season. And massive thank you to our families, getting the boys to training and games each week and their assistance on game days.

Go Seagulls.

Under 14’s

Parkmore 21.15-141 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 2.1-13

On Sunday the under 14’s took on Parkmore at their home ground in terrible conditions we had wind, rain and it was absolutely freezing!

We knew going into this game was going to be tough as they are a very strong side. Playing the field with only 15 players due to injuries the boys all tried their hardest and they managed to score 2 goals and a point. They all still showed some good skills and played so well considering the weather condition and 3 men short. We are lucky enough to have another game next week in a final and we all wish the boys the best of luck and hope they all fight and show how much they have improved throughout the season. Good Luck Boys!!

Best Players – Eden Genoni, Bailey Ray, Charlie Ogier, Charlie Hobson and Kyle Hernaut

Goal kickers – Eden Genoni

Under 17’s

Pakenham Blue 4.2-26 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 9.8-62

Today marked the last game of the 2018 home and away season.

Our boys headed to Pakenham to play Pakenham Blue on a cold and very windy morning.

Our boys kicked the first goal of the game, however bottom of the ladder Pakenham played an impressive game of football coming close in the 3rd quarter to only be down by 10 points.

The wind played havoc on the kicking.

Tooradin however came out in the 4th quarter and kicked 4 goals to seal a 36 point victory.

Our goal kickers today on 3 goals each were Joseph Spano and Matthew Birnie, 2 goals  to Lachlan McLeod and 1 goal to Luke Townsend.

Junior Match Reports Week 13

SUNDAY 22 JULY 2018

Under 8’s

Lyndhurst Blue vs Tooradin-Dalmore

Our Under 8’s went over to Marriott Waters to take on Lyndhurst Blue and what a great game of football they had. The boys played well as a team and gave it their all but unfortunately Lyndhurst were just too strong on the day and with the home ground advantage, kicked away from our boys.

Awards for best players went to Kai Reeve, Tate Jagoe, Cooper Brown and Lucas Baker.

Goals: Tate Jagoe 2, Cooper Brown 1 and Lucas Baker 1

Under 9’s

Cranbourne Gold vs Tooradin-Dalmore

Close game today against Cranbourne gold, seagulls worked well as a team backing each other up in the packs and making sure we always had an option to handball or kick out to. As always the seagulls tackled hard and chased down the opposition forcing Cranbourne to kick under pressure. Well done seagulls every week your improvement amazes us.

Bests Riley peck, Ryken Kinna, Declan Whittley, Kane Angleton, will Murray

Goals Kane Angleton 2, Maeve Goldberg and Annie Holloway 1

Under 10’s

Parkmore vs Tooradin-Dalmore

On Sunday our boys took on Parkmore at their home ground .on a great day for footy we  played  4 at excellent quarters  to kick 11.0.75 to Parkmore 1.0.6.

Awards won by Joel Cochrane, Chevy Simpson, Jett Evans, Lincoln Schreurs,  Well done boys. Thirteen in a row! Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Noble Park 8.8-56 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 0.0-0

In perfect conditions for football we were up against a tough opposition who sit on top of the ladder so we asked the boys and girls to give all they have and to not leave anything out on the ground.

And what a performance they all put in led by our 2 back flankers skipper Tommy Rudeforth and Alex Day who both had their best games for the season. Then there was Jett Lowndes and Brodi Armstrong who didn’t stop running all day.  There were other standout game’s from Riley Fengler Curtis Watts, Kasy Deren, Ben Brown, Kade Howes, Jack Sherer, Lenny Goldberg and Seb Cooke.

We also got to see the return of one of our vice captain’s Brock Ryan who has been out for 8 weeks with a broken wrist. Great to see him return with no fear, well done Brock.

Well our season has finished now due to us having the bye for the last round but I would to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for your help throughout the year.

Special thanks to Meaghan, Craig, Melissa, Jimmy, Mick, Andrew and our water boys who helped us out this year. It really was a fantastic team effort – thank you to all.

Under 12’s

Nar Nar Goon 5.5-35 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 3.3-21

On Sunday we travelled to play against the second placed Nar Nar Goon. In another must win game for our boys we came out firing and had a huge amount of the ball for the quarter. We managed 3 points but with a late goal Nar Nar Goon went into quarter time with the lead. Our boys played hard and tough footy and kept up to the contest against a much bigger team. With Tooradin kicking 1 goal per quarter we ended the game with 3.3.21 to Nar Nar Goon taking home the win with 5.5.35. Goal kickers this week were Foti Ploudias, Cooper Simpson and Jack Mannix with 1 each.

Awards this week went to Daniel Taweel, Jakob Martin, Lachlan Plant, Matthew Huxtable, Cooper Simpson, Harry Hardy, Mason Dicks, Wil Studham, Oakley Bourke and in their best games for the season so far, Hayden Stewart-Wells and Jack Mannix.

Under 13’s

Berwick Springs Blue 8.4-52 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 4.8-32

Tooradin travelled this week to Berwick Springs home ground to face the second on the ladder Titans.

With a strong wind pushing across the ground kicking with the wind in the first quarter would be an advantage. After winning the toss the midfield started well and sent the ball into attack on numerous occasions. Although we had the majority of the play it wasn’t until returning midfielder Jesse Craven took a mark directly in front that we registered our first goal.

The second quarter was all Berwick Springs and with the wind and quick accurate ball movement, we soon found ourselves 4 goals down at half time.

The second half was a tight contest. Tooradin midfielders Jesse Craven, Cooper Bassett and Brodie Campbell all started to get on top of their respective opponents. Our forwards continued to present up at the ball carrier and worked equally hard with their defensive pressure. Goals to Jesse Craven and a great mark and goal from Tait Missen kept the Seagulls in striking distance.

Tooradin’s backline was to be tested in the last term and to their credit they fought hard all quarter and limited the opportunities that the Titans had with the wind. With continued run from the midfield Tooradin drove the ball into its forward 50 against the wind. The forwards again applied great defensive pressure which resulted in a strong mark to Anthony Mirauta who goaled against the flow of play.

In the end Berwick Springs accuracy was the difference but Tooradin gave a strong account of themselves against quality opposition.

Goals Anthony Mirauta 2, Jesse Craven 2, Tait Missen 1.

Under 14’s

Endeavour Hills 8.8-56 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 6.6-42

Wow what an amazing day on Sunday for our under 14’s. We took on Endeavour Hills at their home ground. Our boys played their best game this year, it was absolutely amazing to watch!!

We had boys kicking there 1st goal of the season James with the opening goal for us which was fantastic then Jed kicking our 2nd goal and Jack kicking the 3rd giving us the lead at half time. The back line were fantastic strong tackles fast chasing and the whole team playing and putting in a 100% effort. The boys slowed down a bit in the 3rd but came back strong in the 4th with Ben kicking a quick 2 goals to put us back in the game keeping Endeavour Hills scoreless, Tadhg kicking our 3rd goal for the quarter leaving us down by 14 points. Unfortunately time wasn’t in our favour and we went down by that amount. Today’s effort by our boys was truly remarkable and we couldn’t ask for anymore from them.

Best Players- Jed Ashurst, Kyle Hernaut, Charlie Ogier, Brodie Simpson and Fergus Goldberg

Goal Kickers – James Ryan, Jed Ashurst, Jack Mannix and Ben Sellings 2 and Tadhg O’Riordan

Under 17’s

Fountain Gate 4.7-31 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 14.12-96

On Sunday Tooradin who are sitting 2nd on ladder took on 3rd on the ladder Fountain Gate White.

Our boys came out strong and playing a well-rounded game by all players from the first bounce.

They played hard went for the ball and started our 1st quarter kicking 4 goals which set the standard high. They kicked 4 goals every quarter but the last. They went strong into tackles and got tackled, in fact they really just put their bodies on the line determined to win and secure 2nd place.

They kept Fountain Gate goalless in the 2nd and 4th quarter.

Tooradin boys have shown that they are a force when they work as a team.

Corey Potrich celebrated his 100th game with an absolute ripper of a win.

Matthew Birnie once again kicking with accuracy with the wind and against the wind bagging 8 of our 14 goals. An amazing team effort by all.

Our goal kickers: Matthew Birnie kicking an amazing 8 goals Luke Townsend kicking 3 goals leaving Robert Loudon, Cian O’Riordan and Lucas Peters all with 1 goal each.

GO SEAGULLS.

Junior Match Reports Week 12

SUNDAY 15 JULY 2018

Under 8’s

Tooradin Dalmore vs Berwick Springs Green

On Sunday, Tooradin come up against Berwick Springs Green at our home ground at Rutter Park. Unfortunately for our boys, Berwick Springs were just too strong and they were unbeatable from the start.

Goals: Lucas Baker 1 and Blake Howlett 1

Awards: Connor Schreurs, Blake Howlett, Sam Studham and Jai Kennedy

Under 9’s

Tooradin Dalmore vs Nar Nar Goon

What a fantastic effort by the seagulls on Sunday against one of the top teams in our division. It really showed today how much we have improved throughout the season coming up against a tough side. The Seagulls worked hard through the middle applying plenty of tackles and worked well talking to team mates. The Seagulls backline was amazing applying lots of pressure making sure if Nar Nar Goon did score it wasn’t easy. Well done Tooradin you never give up and are always smiling, your sportsmanship shows what a great team and bunch of kids you are!!

Bests: Jack Alexander, Noah Baker, Nate Cuthbertson, Maeve Goldberg, Annie Holloway and Declan Whittley.

Goals: Tom Sherer 2

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Noble Park

On Sunday our boys took on Noble Park at home. In  tight and hard contest our boys kept their  unbeaten season on track to take the win 7.3.45 to Noble Park 1.2.8.

Awards won by  Cody Ray, Darcy Freeman, Matthew Simpson, Logan Brown, Hudson Rogers  Well done boys. Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 1.7-13 vs Narre Warren 7.6-48

On a cold and windy day our boy’s and girl’s put on a fantastic display of teamwork and really took it up to the opposition all day. Our skipper Tommy Rudeforth played his best game of the year but he wasn’t alone with everyone playing their roles but unfortunately we went down by a few goals.

Great game’s from Bevan Bell, Kade Howes, Jack Sherer, Kasy Deren, Lenny Goldberg, Jett Lowndes, Summah Boyd, Daniel Martin, Seb Cooke, Ben Brown and Noah Harrington

Great goal from Jack Sherer which was a result of some awesome teamwork. A massive thank you to all the U10s who played with us also. We only have 1 game left for our season so let’s all get to training Wednesday night and work on a few things and have some fun before our last game on Sunday.

Thank you again to all our parent helpers without your help we wouldn’t have a game.

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 10.11-71 vs Berwick North 0.1-1

On a cold windy afternoon at Rutter Park our under 12’s took on 4th placed Berwick North. In a must win game for our team the boys knew what they had to do and took the field with the game plan in mind. Kicking with the wind in the first quarter we played hard strong defensive footy and got on the board with 10 points to 0 going into quarter time. In a tough second quarter both teams only managed 1 point each. After the half time break the boys hit the ground running and played great team football adding 5 goals 4 to our score and our boys in defence played their role keeping Berwick North scoreless. In the final quarter we showed what we are capable of and kicked another 4 goals 2 into the wind giving us a final score of 10.11.71 to Berwick North 0.1.1 taking home the win !

We were so proud of how the team played working  together to achieve what they set out to do at the start of the game.

Goal Kickers were Cooper Simpson 3, Aaron Knight 2, Hunter Cairns 2 and Jordan Bury, Matthew Huxtable and Ashtyn Paku with 1 apiece.

Congratulation to Brodie ‘Gibby’ Alsemgeest on reaching his 50th game milestone for our club! With such an awesome team effort there were a lot of players that received well deserved awards.

Well done to Ashtyn Paku, Brodie Alsemgeest, Wil Studham, Koby Peck, Merrick Stewart-Wells, Jesse Sumner, Foti Plodious, Hunter Cairns, Cooper Simpson, Jakob Martin, Oakley Bourke, Jordan Bury, Josh Iannantuono and Jack Mannix. Great work boys! Bring on next week!

Under 13’s

Beaconsfield Blue 6.9-45 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 4.9-33

On Sunday the U13 Seagulls travelled to Holm Park to play Beaconsfield Blue. After winning the toss and kicking with the wind we had the majority of the ball in our half for the quarter. We had 8 scoring shots but could only manage 2 goals. The second quarter saw our backline busy with Beaconsfield attacking from the centre clearances on multiple occasions. The backs were able to keep them to only 2 goals and at half time there was 1 point the difference.

Again the third quarter was a challenge for the team.  Whilst we kicked two goals from our forward entries we let Beaconsfield score into the wind and set themselves up for the final term. The ¾ time margin proved too much to overcome and Beaconsfield kicked clear to win by 12 points.

Goals Anthony Mirauta 2, Joshua Shipton 1, Charlie Shinners 1.

Under 14’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 2.6-18 vs Narre North Foxes Grey 8.21-69

On Sunday Tooradin played host to Narre North Foxes. The boys played hard football today. They never gave up despite the scoreboard. They played strong as a team and did what was asked of them by their coach, Paul Ray.

Tooradin applied great pressure which resulted in the opposition kicking 21 behinds. Our backline did a great job. Well done. Great improvement was shown by the boys of Tooradin keep it up boys.

Our best players: Charlie Ogier, Eden Genoni, Brock Marshall, Kyle Hernaut and Liam Simpson

Under 17’s

Narre South Lions 5.6-36 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 6.6-42

Tooradin headed down to Narre South to take on 4th on the ladder Narre South Lions.They were playing with strong winds today which made the game tough. Narre South won the toss and chose to kick with the wind. However our boys kept them to only 2 goals with the wind in their favour and we kicked 1 against the wind. Narre South Lions lead at the end of the 1st quarter.

Tooradin then came out kicking with the wind in the 2nd quarter leaving Narre South scoreless.

Narre South Lions led the whole game but with sheer determination to keep Tooradin on 2nd spot in the ladder our Tooradin boys came out fighting in the last quarter and with only 50 seconds left on the clock, Corey Potrich kicked Tooradin’s winning goal.

It was a great team effort by all. To Narre South Lions credit they played an amazing game of footy today. Well done boys.

Our goal kickers: Robert Loudon 2 goals, our single goal kickers were Matthew Birnie, Cian O’Riordan, Corey Potrich and Joseph Spano.

Go SEAGULLS

Junior Match Reports Week 11

SUNDAY 01 JULY 2018

Under 8’s

Tooradin-Dalmore – BYE Weekend

Under 9’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Lyndhurst Blue

Well done U9 on a great game on Sunday, coming away with the win by two points. Some brilliant team work in the forward line saw multiple goal kickers again this week. Great team talk out on the field on Sunday. A special well done to Jayden Corn on his efforts on the weekend. Jayden put his head over the ball and worked hard in the packs and helped to clear the ball out to teammates. Fantastic effort Jayden!!

Bests: Declan Whitley, Jayden Corn, Maeve Goldberg, Vijay Orsino, Annie Holloway, Charlie Burgess

Goals: Noah Baker, Kane Angleton, Maeve Goldberg, Tom Sherer.

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Fountain Gate

On Sunday our boys took on Fountain Gate at home . On a beautiful Sunday morning our boys kicked 4 goals in the first and  kept Fountain Gate  out of the game. Both sides were hard at the contest  with Tooradin  6.1.37 to Fountain Gate 2.6.18 to stay undefeated.

Awards won by Jett Evans, Cody Mannix  Chevy Simpson,  Lucas Davies,  Jayden  Worrell.

Awesome effort boys. Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Cranbourne Gold 3.8-26 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 2.3-15

What a game we witnessed by our Under 11’s. Each and every child put in effort after effort only to fall just short. We had a number of kids playing their best games for the season with Cooper Pasnin, Brodi Armstrong, Riley Fengler, Kade Howes, Kasy Deren, Ben Brown, Tommy Rudeforth and a young Tom Sherer all with fantastic games.

Riley kicked 2 goals and Tom unlucky with 2 hitting the post.

We now only have 2 games left and with no footy this weekend it’s time to refresh and come back firing for the remainder of the season. Great effort by all.

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 3.7-25 vs Koo Wee Rup 5.4-34

On Sunday the under 12’s hosted local town rivals Koo Wee Rup at Rutter Park. With Koo Wee sitting on top of the ladder the boys knew they had to play their hardest to give us a chance against them. In a slow start for the Seagulls, we only managed a behind in the first quarter with Koo Wee putting 2 goals 1 on the board. In a tight and hard fought second quarter both sides kicked a goal with Tooradin adding 9 points to our score to go into half time 9 points down.

With Koo Wee applying pressure in the third quarter our boys played some great footy and our defence showed them what we can do, blocking their attempts and giving them few opportunities to score. They did however add 1 goal 3 to their tally and we went into 3/4 time 18 points down. With our spirits up the boys went out and fired off early with determination and great team work to kick 2 goals 3 to their 1 with Tooradin only being 2 points down at one stage throughout the final quarter.

We went out and gave it our best but unfortunately were down by 9 points at the final siren. A credit to our boys who played the game in great team spirit and big thanks to the under 11’s players that came and helped us out today!

Goal Kickers were Aaron Knight 2 and Foti Plodious 1.Best players were Aaron Knight, Jack Mannix, Cooper Simpson, Hunter Cairns and Jordan Bury.

Awards winners Hayden Stewart-Wells, Cody Ray, Bevan Bell, Cooper Simpson, Jack Mannix, Mason Dicks, Aaron Knight, Riley Fengler, Hunter Cairns and Matthew Huxtable.

Under 13’s

Endeavour Hills 6.5-41 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 3.5-23

The U13 boys travelled to Endeavour Hills on Sunday and having played two weeks of strong contested football, the expectation of further improvement was high. The first half saw Endeavour Hills switched on and through quick ball movement put on 2 early goals.

The Tooradin backline has grown greatly this season and again they worked well to restrict the oppositions scoring opportunities. Tooradin’s midfield started to get first use of the ball late in the half and goals from Anthony Mirauta and Tait Missen, saw the Seagulls with a small halftime lead.

The third quarter again was a struggle for the team and this is an area that requires more focus as the season progresses. Endeavour Hills had more numbers around the ball at stoppages and were able to capitalise on their forward 50 entries.

The last term was hard fought and when an early Endeavour Hills goal put them 3 goals up the challenge was ahead of the team. The midfield fought hard with multiple centre clearance wins and the backline worked to restrict any further scoring. A quick snap from Charlie Shinners reduced the margin but it wasn’t enough and Endeavour Hills ran out winners on the day.

Goals: Anthony Mirauta 1, Tait Missen 1, Charlie Shinners 1.

Under 14’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 2.4-16 vs Koo Wee Rup 14.12-96

Under 14’s took on Koo Wee Rup on Sunday, a beautiful sunny winter’s day.

The boys showed that they have determination, effort and most of all that they enjoyed playing football together. We may not have come away with a win, but all we want is the boys to play like this each week and show the effort the strong tackles and team talk./ That’s a win for us.

Goal kickers: Jayden Tatnell and Liam Simpson both kicked a goal and all boys showed a great team effort.

Best Players- Tadhg O’Riordan, Ryley Watts, Kye De Little, Kyle Hermaut and Bailey Ray

Under 17’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 13.14-92 vs Berwick Blue 3.2-20

What an amazing day with the sun shining down at Rutter Park Memorial Reserve, and what a show our boys from Tooradin put on.

It was a spirited win by our under 17’s with second spot up for grabs.

Just when Berwick Blue thought they could have their way, we put a stop to it right there and then kicking 5 goals in the first quarter to Berwick only kicking a behind, which set the standard for the game. It was a brilliant effort by Matthew Birnie kicking all our 5 goals in the first quarter.

Berwick never even looked like they were in it, as we ran right over the top of them right to the end with an amazing team effort.

Matthew Birnie ended the game with 7 goals, Joseph Spano on 2 goals, Cian O’Riordan, Robert Loudon, Max Kendell and Jack Jenkins kicking 1 goal each.

Our best players for the day where Matthew Birnie, Benjamin Peters, Joey Spano and Cian O’Riordan.

However it was a great effort put in by all 19 of our boys. Bring on the finals can’t wait. GO THE SEAGULLS.

Junior Match Reports Week 9

SUNDAY 17 JUNE 2018

Under 8’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Beaconsfield Gold

This week we took on Beaconsfield Gold at home with very wet and cold conditions. We got off to a flying start with the boys showing some improvement in moving the ball as a team as we had focused on at training during the week. The boys put up a good fight but unfortunately got over run in the end with the results not going our way.

Goal and points this week- Beau Fazzino 2 goals 1 point, Blake Howlett 1 goal, Luke Iannantuono 2 goals 1 point, Jai Kennedy 1, Jack Rudeforth 2 and Tate Jagoe 1 point.

Awards this week went to Cooper Brown, Koby Lieuwen, Ryan Warn and Zander Simpson

Under 9’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Endeavour Falcons

Awesome team work by the Seagulls on Sunday, 10 goals kicked by 5 different players and multiple players involved in setting up these plays. The Seagulls were in high spirits with the talk and tackling on field on amazing to watch. Each week the Seagulls just keep getting better, their skills and confidence is building every week. So proud of you guys!!

Goals: Kane Angleton 4, Noah Baker 3, Jack Alexander, Maeve Goldberg and Tom Sherer 1

Bests will Murray, Kane Angleton, Vijay Orsino, Jayden Corn, Maeve Goldberg and Owen Birch

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Endeavour Falcons

On Sunday our boys took on  Endeavour Falcons at home. On a wet and cold day the boys played a great team game to kick 13.16.94 to 0.

Awards won by Jack Gillespie,  Jett Evans,  Joel Cochrane, Mathew Simpson,  Lucas Davies. Well done boys.  Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Lyndhurt Blue 0.1-1 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 3.6-24

On a very windy afternoon for footy our boy’s and girl’s came to the game with one thing in mind, a win.

With everyone playing their roles it was a pleasure to watch all play with respect and courage in tough circumstances.

We had the ball in our hands for most of the game and goals were kicked by Lenny Goldberg, Bevan Bell and Kasy Deren.

In one the best games I have seen a junior play Kasy was inspirational to all and played like it was his last game. Maybe it had something to do with his dad turning up out of the blue after a massive couple of weeks but what an impact he had. Awesome effort Kasy!

We had standout players all over the park Curtis Watts, Bevan Bell, Kasy Deren, Lenny Goldberg, Jett Lowndes, Summah Boyd, Daniel Martin, and Sebastian Cooke. I could name them all but it was a fantastic win, to give us 2 on the trot.

We all need to turn up to training and really work hard we don’t have long to go now so let’s keep this momentum rolling on to next week.

So proud of all of you keep working hard and enjoy what we have left.

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 3.2-20 vs Cora Lynn 3.4-22

On a typical winters day in Melbourne the under 12’s played host to Cora Lynn in the Round 9 clash. Cora Lynn came out and kicked the first and only major of the first quarter and our boys knew we were up for a challenge. With the wind going our way in the second we had the momentum and got on the board with our first goal kicked by Cooper Simpson. With our strong midfield and defence we managed to keep the cobras scoreless for the quarter and went into the half time break 2 points down. Our second half saw some awesome tackles and great tap outs with all the boys getting in and giving their all. Cora Lyn managed 2 goals to put them in front by 14 points. Going into the final quarter we once again stood strong and defended well against their runs forward to keep them to another scoreless quarter and with a couple of great snaps by Josh Iannantuono we were back in it only to be beaten by the clock and falling 2 points short.

Goal kickers were Josh Iannantuono with 2 and Cooper Simpson 1. Best players were Foti Ploudias, Daniel Taweel, Cooper Simpson, Jack Mannix, Hayden Stewart-Wells.

Awards went to Oakley Bourke, Wil Studham, Aaron Knight, Brodie Alsemgeest, Josh Iannantuono, Foti Ploudias, Koby Peck, Jack Mannix, Lachlan Plant, Ashtyn Paku and Daniel Taweel.

Under 13’s

Narre South Lions 5.8-38 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 2.2-14

Tooradin U13’s took on ladder leader Narre Warren Sth Lions on Sunday at their home ground. A really fast start to the game saw the Seagulls hit the scoreboard early via Liam Simpson, who’s long range snap cleared the defenders and bounced through, followed by a strong roving goal from Charlie Shinners.

The game in the first half was played at a rapid pace and the Tooradin team tackled fiercely and was first to the ball. At the half time break the teams were evenly matched and the boys were well positioned to cause an upset.

The third qtr showed why the lions are top of the table as their fast ball movement and accuracy by foot, saw them kick clear and set up a handy 2 goals break.

The Tooradin team continued to fight right to the last minute and should take a lot of pride from their endeavour all game. The improvement in the past 3 weeks has been great to see.

Congratulations to Vasili Papas, Josh Shipton and Charlie Shinners who were recognised by the coaches for their efforts during the game.

Goals: Liam Simpson and Charlie Shinners

Under 14’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 2.2-14 vs Berwick Blue 11.9-75

On Sunday, our Under 14’s took on Berwick Blue at home. We knew this game was going to be a hard one as we have played these boys before and they are a good team.

The boys came out running through 2 very important banners today as we had Brodie Simpson doing his 100 games and Eden Genoni and James Ryan doing there 50 games. Congratulations to all these boys, it’s a fantastic achievement.

We came out strong kicking the first goal of the quarter by Jed Ashurst which was fantastic made them all lift and we continued to play great football with strong tackles and amazing effort by all. Berwick came back and kicked a goal and we went in 2nd quarter only a few points down. Kicking another goal in 2nd quarter by Ben Sellings, and all the boys still showing lots of effort.

Half time and the 3rd and 4th quarter didn’t go our way although we still continued the effort it just wasn’t happening and we didn’t get the win we wanted. Boys be happy with yourselves and continue to show you want to be out there and the results will show.

Goal kicker – Jed Ashurst and Ben Sellings

Best Players- Tyler Evans, Ryley Watts, Ben Sellings, Brock Marshall and Fergus Goldberg.

Under 17’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 10.12-72 vs Pakenham Blue 4.0-24

It was a cold, wet and windy start to the day. Our boys opened the flood gates and came out fighting like a storm. They played hard at the ball, despite the wet ground making the ball wet and hard to control. Their improvement in their skill levels has gone to great heights since the first round and they left the Pakenham Blue boys pointless in the first and 3rd quarter.

Tooradin played a game of skill and showed amazing teamwork and taking out the win to celebrate their teammates 50th game in style with a 10 goals 12 behinds game.

Congratulations to Austin Hernaut who celebrated his 50th game at Tooradin.

Well done to the Tooradin Seagulls flying high and proud.

Our goal kickers on 2 goals each Matthew Birnie and Cian O’Riordan.

One goal apiece to James Cross, Keith Piccardt-Corn, Robert Loudon, Benjamin Peters, Corey Potrich and Joseph Spano.

Junior Match Reports Week 8

SUNDAY 08 JUNE 2018

Under 8’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Berwick White

On Sunday our boys took on Berwick White at our home ground at Rutter Park. Each week all our boys are improving with their skills and teamwork and having more fun out on the field keep up the great work seagulls.

Goals: Beau Fazzino 1, Blake Howlett 1, Luke Iannantuono 4, Tate Jagoe 1, Jai Kennedy 1, Koby Lieuwen 1, Kai Reeves 1, Ryan Warn 1

Awards this week for outstanding performance: Luke Iannantuono, Connor Schreurs, Koby Lieuwen, Tate Jagoe

Under 9’s

Noble Park Blue vs Tooradin-Dalmore

Hard work really paid off for the Seagulls today, they worked hard for the one percenters all game and although there was 4 goal kickers today it was really a true team effort in setting those goals up. Special mention to Ryken Kinna for his hard work through the centre and brilliant smoother leading into us scoring a goal and also to Noah baker for his as always amazing defence in the backline. Cooper Webb and Charlie Burgess showed real courage today and worked hard all over the ground. Well done everyone.

Goals: Tom Sherer 3, Kane Angleton 2, Cooper Webb and Charlie Burgess 1

Bests: Tom Sherer, Kane Angleton, Charlie Burgess, Cooper Webb and Noah Baker.

Under 10’s

Cora Lyn vs Tooradin-Dalmore

On Sunday our boys took on Cora Lynn at their home ground. The boys played a great team game to kick there best score of the year 20. 13. 133 to run out big winners.

Awards won by Cody Ray, Sam Kovac, Hudson Rogers, Lincoln Schreurs, Jayden Worrell, Awesome effort boys! Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 4.12-36 vs Nar Nar Goon 1.0-6

An absolute ripper of a game today with the team tasting success for the first time this year and enjoy it they did. The ball was in our forward half for 90% of the game and goals were kicked regularly with Summah Boyd bagging her first major. Every one of us played with intent and pressure for the whole game so proud of this team.

Standout performers were hard to pick but Sebastian Cooke, Kasy Deren, Lenny Goldberg, Curtis Watts, Jack Sherer, Summah Boyd and Bevan Bell all had outstanding games.

With no game this week I urge all to get to training Wednesday night and work hard to continue our development. Great win!

Under 12’s

North Dandenong 4.1-25 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 14.9-93

Under 12’s travelled to Tatterson Park to take on North Dandenong for the second time this season. With the opposition needing a few players our boys stepped up and donned the jersey for them to make a game out of it.  We started the game on fire kicking a whopping 5 goals straight to 1 point. We went on to kick 3 more in the second taking us to a 53 point lead into half time. By mixing up the players positions we let North Dandenong sneak up a bit with them adding 4 goals (with Jordan Bury snapping a quick one while playing for them!) to our 1 in the third. We came home strong with 5 goals 2 in the last to take home the win!

Goals kickers were Cooper Simpson 3, Jordan Bury 2, Hunter Cairns 2, Harry Hardy 1, Aaron Knight 1, Brodie Alsemgeest 1, and with their first goals Jakob Martin 1 and Oakley Bourke with a bag of 3!

Awards this week went to Jordan Bury, Jakob Martin, Cooper Simpson, Foti Ploudias, Oakley Bourke, Matthew Huxtable, Brodie Alsemgeest, Harry Hardy, Hayden Stewart-Wells, Merrick Stewart-Wells and Daniel Taweel. We are so proud of our boys and their great sportsmanship that they show not only today but in every game they play together. Go Seagulls

Under 13’s

Berwick White 15.13-103 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 3.4-22

On Sunday, Tooradin Dalmore travelled to play Berwick White at Clyde Rd Reserve.

We had one of our best first quarters with a consistent effort from all the team. Our forward entries were driven by great work in the midfield and we hit the scoreboard through Tyler Kirkbride converting from in front. This form continued in the second term as we applied the principles of playing in front and constant forward pressure, resulting in goals to Jesse Craven and Panos Papas.

After half time we disappointingly went away from the things that had placed us in such a good position to possibly walk away with a win. The team kept fighting to get back in the match but Berwick were too strong in the end. We still need to find the 4 quarter effort that’s required to defeat Div 1 teams. We’ll take the week off and enjoy a break to refresh minds and bodies and hopefully come back ready and prepared for our next game.

Goals: Tyler Kirkbride 1, Jesse Craven 1, Panos Papas 1.

Under 14’s

Beaconsfield Gold 15.17-107 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 2.4-16

On Sunday, our Under 14’s took on Beaconsfield at their home ground. We were hoping for a win as we had Bailey Ray playing his 100th game.

The boys had a slow start letting Beaconsfield kick a quick 5 goals to our nothing. The boys continued to keep their heads up with a few great tackles but unfortunately they just didn’t play to their ability and had no talk on the field which definitely showed on the score board. Coach Paul Ray gave them a good speech at half time with them then coming out and kicking the 1st goal of 3rd quarter. Unfortunately this didn’t continue and it just wasn’t our day. Boys with determination and some team bonding it will start to show on the score board. Congratulations again to Bailey Ray playing his 100th game couldn’t get the win but he played a great game.

Best Players – Ben Sellings, Kyle Hernaut, Kye De Little and Ryley Watts.

Goal Kickers – Ben Sellings 2

Under 17’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 10.4-64 vs Fountain Gate White 9.9-63

It was another week at home at Rutter Park and another great nail biting victory to the Mighty Tooradin Seagulls. Both teams played with strong endeavour. The game went right down to the wire with a thrilling 1 point victory to the boys of the green and red of Tooradin.

Putting on a great show to celebrate Max Kendells 100th career game.

Both Tooradin and Fountain Gate White should be congratulated for fighting it out to the end. Several of our players showed great grit and determination by playing through illness and injuries. Again congratulations Max .

Our goal kickers for the game with an incredible 4 goals to Cian O’Riordan, 3 goals to Matthew Birnie and our single goal kickers Max Kendell, Robert Loudon and Glen Sieben.

Go Seagulls

Junior Match Reports Week 7

SUNDAY 27 MAY 2018

Under 8’s

Narre North Foxes Grey vs Tooradin-Dalmore

On Sunday our boys took on Narre North Foxes with some amazing weather conditions at their home ground, the Foxes started off really strong and had our boys working really hard, our boys were down in the first quarter but with some awesome team work they managed to outplay the foxes in the last 3 quarters. Fantastic effort boys!!!!

Goals: Lucas Baker, Blake Howlett,Luke Innantuono, Jai Kennedy, Kai Reeves, Jack Rudeforth

Awards this week: Luke Innantuono, Beau Fazzino, Jai Kennedy,Blake Howlett,Jack Rudeforth, Lucas Baker

Under 9’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Pakenham Maroon

Tough game against Pakenham today. Great work in defence all over the ground by the seagulls today after a slow ish start the seagulls switched on and applied some great tackling pressure. A massive thanks and well-done to 12 of our players who showed amazing sportsmanship and filled in for Pakenham today. Much appreciated team.

Goals Charlie burgess and Noah baker

Bests Dylan Kraskov, Annie Holloway, Noah Baker, Riley Peck, Matthew Klanja and Charlie Burgess

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Narre South Lions Gold

On Sunday, our boys took on Narre South for the first time. In a really hard and aggressive game from both teams our boys came out on top winning 6.10.46 to 1.4.10.

Awards won by Cody Ray, Darcy Freeman, Jett Evans, Logan Brown and Sam Kovac. Go Seagulls!

Under 11’s

Tooradin-Dalmore BYE

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 11.15-81 vs Cranbourne Gold 0.1-1

Round 7 saw us head to Cams Reserve to take on Cranbourne. In the warm autumn sunshine our boys bought their game faces and played some fantastic team football. We hit the ground running and notched up 3 goals in the first quarter to Cranbourne’s 0. We again kept them scoreless in the second quarter while adding another 2 goals to our tally heading into the half time break 38 points up.

The second half saw the boys add a further 6 goals to the score with Cranbourne scoring their only point in the dying minutes of the final quarter and the Seagulls coming away with the win 11.15.81 to 0.0.1. With the boys sharing the goals we had 9 individual goal kickers with Aaron Knight the only player to kick 3.

The goal kickers all with 1 apiece were Jordan Bury, Cooper Simpson, Josh Iannantuono, Jesse Sumner, Bevan Bell, Matthew Huxtable, and with their first goals for the Seagulls, Koby Peck and Daniel Taweel. Well done boys.

In one of the best team games yet our best players were Harry Hardy, Aaron Knight, Jakob Martin, Riley Fengler, Jordan Bury, Bevan Bell, Cooper Simpson, Oakley Bourke, Daniel Taweel, Matthew Huxtable, Jack Mannix, Hayden Stewart and Jack Sherer. Super effort boys let’s back it up next week. Go Seagulls!

Under 13’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 6.4-40 vs Pakenham Blue 9.7-61

Tooradin U13’s hosted Pakenham Blue at Rutter Park on Sunday. The team had a solid training session during the week and had worked on areas of their game the coaches felt required improvement.

From the first bounce the team was committed to each contest and with fast ball movement and repeat inside 50’s, Tooradin took the lead into the qtr. time break.

Pakenham responded in the second quarter and although they outscored us, we competed well and the midfield continued to provide opportunities to the forwards.

The second half again was a close contest and our backline continued to play some of their best footy for the season. Whilst recent games have been tough, today showed the improvement that has been gained from playing quality opposition.

Players have been given differing roles this season and it was positive to see players like Anthony Mirauta taking strong marks all around the ground, Panos Papas laying tackles in defence and across the forward line and Josh Shipton taking to his role in defence to a new level.

Goals: Brodie Matthews 2, Anthony Mirauta 2, Tait Missen 1, Panos Papas 1.

Best: Charlie Shinners, Panos Papas, Jordyn Boyd

Under 14’s

Parkmore 10.4-64 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 0.3-3

Our under 14’s took on Parkmore at their home ground. Unfortunately it didn’t go as planned as one of our players was hurt at start of 3rd quarter and we needed to call off the game due to his injury. We all hope Tadhg gets well soon and is back on the field ASAP playing with us!!

Best Players – Kye De Little, Tyler Evans, Fergus Goldberg.

Under 17’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 9.6-60 vs Narre South Lions 6.12-48

Sunday was our first home game in 4 weeks, and what a day to be back playing at home against Narre South Lions on a glorious day.

Today the sun was shining on us and our boys. They played some great football, showing not just skill and determination but great team effort working together as well as discipline. They cleared the ball well from the first bounce which led them to kick the first score of the game.

From the first bounce to the final siren the boys found their form in great Tooradin style and led the game the whole way through.

They finished the game with 9 goals what an amazing effort by the whole team. Well done boys keep it up.

Our goal kickers for the game: Matthew Birnie kicking 3 goals, Jack Jenkins and Luke Townsend kicking 2 goals each and single goal kickers Max Kendell and Benjamin Peters.

Junior Match Reports Week 6

SUNDAY 20 MAY 2018

Under 8’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Officer Black

On Sunday we played the best team we have come up against so far – Officer Black at our home ground. Even though we did not end up with the win, today was our best team game of the season. With all the boys sharing the ball around and everyone having a real hard crack in a very competitive game. Well done!!!!

Goals: Blake Howlett, Jack Rudeforth, Zander Simpson and huge congratulations to Koby Lieuwen and Lucas Baker on their first goals

Under 9’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Narre North Foxes Grey

Well done on a great team effort Seagulls, multiple goal kickers proves that all of you are playing really well and working hard as a team. Thanks to riley, Owen, Jayden and Declan for filling in for Narre, great sportsmanship. Special mention to Annie Holloway for her perfect set up allowing Tom Sherer to score his second goal. Also terrific game for Jayden Corn, it’s amazing to see Jayden show great courage out on the field. Great job your coaches Matt Burgess, Chris Webb and your team mates are super proud. Keep up the good work Under 9’s.

Goals: Tom Sherer 2, Ryken Kinna, Jack Alexander, Noah Baker 1

Bests: Ryken Kinna, Riley Peck, Jack Alexander, Owen Birch, Declan Whittley, Cooper Webb, Jayden Corn, Kane Angleton

Under 10’s

Tooradin-Dalmore vs Berwick North

Today our boys took on Berwick at home.in wintery conditions the boys played some really good football to win the game 6.9.45.to 2.4.16.

Awards won by Cody Ray, Joel Cochrane, Cody Mannix, Tommy Dowel, Lucas Davies, Jack Gillespie and Lincoln Schreurs. Well done boys. Go Seagulls

Under 11’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 2.0-12 vs Noble Park 2.3-15

Wow what a game. Our young team played their hearts out today and against the top team we went down by just 3 points super effort by all.

We had standout games from Bevan Bell and Kade Howes at fullback along with Alex Day, Kasy Deren, Jack Sherer and Lenny Goldberg in the ruck.

Big congratulations to Lenny Goldberg who played his 50th game with a superb performance

Not far away now from our first win great effort by all!

Under 12’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 3.1-19 vs Nar Nar Goon 6.9-45

Today we hosted Nar Nar Goon at home at Rutter Park. With the rain drizzling down throughout the game our boys were ready for a wet hard contested match. With Nar Nar Goon scoring 5 points our defence played hard to stop them getting a goal in the first quarter. Opening our score tally was Foti Ploudias in the forward line and kicking the first goal for the Seagulls. Unfortunately they got away from us in the second and added 4 goals 2 to their score. The boys showed great determination with Koby Peck attacking the ball all game. Hunter Cairns and Jordan Bury running from end to end working hard with Cooper Simpson and Ashtyn Paku in and under frequently winning the ball from congested packs and breaking away propel the ball forward to their team mates. The third quarter saw Cooper Simpson kicking our second goal bursting through a pack to snap truly. With the weather turning nasty and our backs to the wall kicking into the wind the boys never gave up producing a 4 quarter team effort resulting in Jesse Sumner kicking our third goal for the game from a set shot.

Goals: Foti Ploudias, Cooper Simpson and Jesse Sumner with one a piece.

Awards this week went to Jesse Sumner, Jordan Bury, Josh Iannantuono, Aaron Knight, Cooper Simpson, Harry Hardy, Ashtyn Paku, Koby Peck and in his first game for the Gulls, Daniel Taweel. Special thanks to Bevan Bell and Lenny Goldberg for helping us out today.

Under 13’s

Beaconsfield Gold 12.7-79 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 1.2-8

Tooradin U13’s were away to Beaconsfield Gold on Sunday, in what was expected to be a tough assignment.

The team started well with some quick clearances and opportunities to score early in the first term. Beaconsfield skipped away to an early lead but we managed to draw a goal back courtesy of Jessie Ginger who converted from directly in front after taking a strong mark.

At the half time break we were down on the scoreboard but our intent was strong.

The second half challenged the teams resolve to continue to chase a very skillfull opposition, who’s ball movement through the middle gave them numerous inside 50’s.

The Tooradin backline worked tirelessly all match and the midfield ran, tackled and put their bodies on the line for their teammates. When the opportunity presented itself the forwards had to work hard to hit the scoreboard against a quality Beaconsfield backline.

The end result was a victory to Beaconsfield but valuable lessons can be taken away from the contest. We look forward to next week’s challenge.

Goals: Jessie Ginger – 1

Under 14’s

Tooradin-Dalmore 3.1-19 vs Endeavour Hills 12.12-84

Our under 14’s today took on Endeavour Hills at home. The weather wasn’t the best but that’s what footy weather is – cold and wet!!

The boys came out with determination to get the win unfortunately we couldn’t get it, but the effort they all showed was a win to us. The boys showed that they wanted to play football – the hard tackles, talking on the field and encouraging each other is the coach wants from them. We may not get the wins each week but if the boys can play with love and passion it proves to everyone that we will get the win one day. Our 3rd quarter was our best game of footy by far keeping Endeavour Hills scoreless. We kicked 3 goals which were kicked by Tyler Evans, Ben Sellings and Ryley Watts. Sunday’s effort was amazing keep it up and the win will come.

Best Players- Ben Sellings, Bailey Ray, Tadhg O’Riordan, Tyler Evans and Kye De Little.

Goal Kickers – Tyler Evans, Ben Sellings and Ryley Watts.

Under 17’s

Berwick Blue 7.8-50 vs Tooradin-Dalmore 3.15-33

Today our boys headed on down to Berwick to play Berwick Blue. It was very early morning start on a cold and grey day.

It was a tough fought out battle, one which the boys succumbed to lose by 17 points.

Our goal kickers each kicking one goal apiece were Edward Harrison, Joseph Spano and Luke Townsend.